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Experts advise vigilance against ticks …

Posted by pandemicinformation on 05/27/2009

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Experts advise vigilance against ticks
… many chickens in Turkey around the time of the bird flu scare as all being factors that have led to a steep rise in the number of ticks in the nation. …
http://www.todayszaman.com/tz-web/detaylar.do?load=detay&link=176576&bolum=100
May 28, 2009
Today’s Zaman


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洛地區防疫準備妥當迎冬天疫情 專家憂新流感變種疫苗或不敷
(本報記者陳慧如洛杉磯市報道)大洛杉磯地區防疫工作準備一切妥當,但私底下仍有學者專家憂心,新流感一但變種且變得兇猛,可能會在冬天大流行,就算屆時疫苗順利問世,數量也可能不夠。洛杉磯縣公共衛生局26日說明如何防範包括地震、新流感與火災等突發狀況的發生,以及各 …
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Hemoluo District Ying winter ready immunization experts worry the new epidemic variants of influenza vaccine or inadequate
(Our reporter Chen reports such as Los Angeles) The Los Angeles area to prepare all the appropriate prevention, but in private there are still scholars and experts worry that the new variants of influenza and become a fierce but may be epidemic in the winter, even if the vaccine will come out smoothly, the number may not be sufficient. Los Angeles County Public Health Agency on the 26th on how to guard against including earthquakes, fires and other new influenza and the occurrence of sudden, as well as …
http://news.sina.com.hk/cgi-bin/nw/show.cgi/32/1/1/1149265/1.html
May 28, 2009
香港新浪網

聯合國下調2009年全球經濟增長預測
報告說,金融市場如不能在短期內理順關係、消除阻塞,大多數國家的經濟衰退將延續,全球經濟在2010年前將停滯在低福利水準。 報告警告說,目前在多國發生的甲型H1N1流感如果發展成全球流行病將使本已十分脆弱的經濟形勢進一步惡化。
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In 2009 the United Nations cut growth forecasts for the global economy
Reported that the financial markets if they can not straighten out the relationship in the short term, the elimination of obstruction, the majority of the country’s economic recession will continue, the global economy by 2010 will be stuck in a low level of welfare. The report warned that the current multi-country took place in the H1N1 influenza to develop into a global influenza pandemic if the will of the already fragile economic situation to deteriorate further.
http://big5.chinabroadcast.cn/gate/big5/gb.cri.cn/27824/2009/05/28/145s2522183.htm
May 28, 2009
國際在綫

市疾控中心提醒市民:出游慎选甲型流感流行国家
昨天,市疾控中心的专家提醒市民在休闲、娱乐、逛街、旅游的同时,要绷紧预防甲型H1N1流感这根弦,尽量避免去甲型H1N1流感流行的国家旅游。 “出境旅游的市民,应尽量避免去美国、墨西哥、韩国和日本等甲型H1N1流感流行的国家。”昨天下午,市疾控中心工作人员提醒出境旅游市民,出发前,应准备好口罩、纸巾、体温计和速干型手消毒剂。 …
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Reminded the public that the city of CDC: Influenza selective out-endemic countries
Yesterday, the city of CDC experts reminded the public of leisure, entertainment, shopping, travel at the same time, it is necessary to tension and the prevention of influenza A H1N1 influenza in this string, as far as possible to avoid the H1N1 Type A influenza epidemic of National Tourism. "People traveling abroad should be avoided as far as possible to the United States, Mexico, South Korea and Japan, H1N1 Type A influenza endemic countries." Yesterday afternoon, the city of CDC staff to remind people of outbound tourism, pre-departure should be ready to face masks, paper towels , thermometer, and dry-type hand disinfectant. …
http://www.whnews.cn/weihai/2009-05/28/content_1480562.htm
May 28, 2009
威海新闻网

威海对13起流行病学调查 未发现H1N1流感病例
本报讯(记者 张丽华)昨天记者从市卫生局了解到,自5月2日我市开展第一例甲型H1N1流感可疑病例流行病学调查以来,全市共进行甲型H1N1流感可疑发热病人流行病学调查13起,未发现甲型H1N1流感病例。 据市疾病预防控制中心工作人员介绍,自全球暴发甲型H1N1流感以来,我市卫生、检验检疫、空港口岸等部门全面启动各项防控措施,取得了阶段性 …
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Weihai epidemiological survey of 13 found no cases of H1N1 influenza
By (Xinhua Zhang) yesterday from the Municipal Health Bureau that, since May 2 in our city to carry out the first suspected cases of influenza H1N1 influenza epidemiological investigation, the city conducted a total of suspected influenza H1N1 influenza epidemic fever patients 13 investigation found no cases of influenza H1N1 influenza. According to City Center for Disease Control and Prevention staff, since the global outbreak of influenza A H1N1 influenza, the city health, inspection and quarantine, air ports and other departments to start the comprehensive prevention and control measures, has achieved …
http://www.whnews.cn/weihai/2009-05/28/content_1480527.htm
May 28, 2009
威海新闻网

全球甲型流感死亡病例达百人
世卫组织流感大流行警告级别现阶段为5级,意味着甲型H1N1流感可能即将在全球范围内暴发。 纽约市26日证实,又有两人死于甲型H1N1流感。这使纽约市死于该流感的人数达到4人。纽约市卫生局长说,一名死者为居住在皇后区的41岁女子,另一人是居住在布鲁克林区的34岁男子。目前还无法确定两人的死亡是否与身体其他疾病有关。 …
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Influenza deaths worldwide per cent of people
WHO warned that an influenza pandemic at this stage for the five-level, means that the Type A H1N1 influenza may be imminent outbreak of a global scale. New York City confirmed on the 26th, another two died from H1N1 Type A influenza. This makes New York City, the number of people died from the flu to 4 people. New York City Health Secretary said that the deceased was living in a Queens of the 41-year-old woman, and the other person is living in Brooklyn 34-year-old man. Is still unable to determine whether the death of two other diseases of the body. …
http://www.china.com.cn/news/txt/2009-05/28/content_17847289.htm
May 28, 2009
中国网

DOH reports 4 new confirmed cases of H1N1
However, it assured the public that the pandemic preparedness and response plan is in place and that it has expanded its referral hospitals to all DOH …
http://www.balita.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=787:doh-reports-4-new-confirmed-cases-of-h1n1&catid=23:philippine-news&Itemid=41
May 28, 2009
Balita

Canada’s swine flu cases exceed 1000
The WHO’s pandemic alert stands at Phase 5, meaning a global outbreak is imminent. Officials are looking for signs the disease has become established in a …
http://www.cbc.ca/canada/story/2009/05/27/swine-flu-h1n1.html
May 28, 2009
CBC.ca

Respect flu, but don’t fear it
Fears about a possible worldwide pandemic have eased considerably since the first swine flu deaths were reported in Mexico five weeks ago. …
http://www.app.com/article/20090527/OPINION01/905280322/1029/OPINION/Respect+flu++but+don+t+fear+it
May 28, 2009
Asbury Park Press

28/05/2009WHO reconsiders having declared swine flu a pandemic
As swine flu cases near 13000, the World Health Organisation is asking if it declared the outbreak a pandemic too soon. Mexico City — Mexico reported two …
http://www.expatica.com/de/news/german-news/WHO-reconsiders-having-declared-swine-flu-a-pandemic-_53034.html
May 28, 2009
Expatica Germany

Official swine flu figures are just ‘tip of the iceberg’, warn …
This is what happened in the 1918 pandemic and scientists are looking carefully to detect any changes. Most experts agree – it is only a matter of time. …
http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/health-news/official-swine-flu-figures-are-just-tip-of-the-iceberg-warn-health-experts-1691823.html
May 28, 2009
Independent

Seed strains for swine flu vaccine sent out to pharmaceutical …
A spokesperson for GlaxoSmithKline, the company that holds Canada’s pandemic vaccine contract, said it has not yet received the seed strain. …
http://www.google.com/hostednews/canadianpress/article/ALeqM5jeJSZ9aMpjQeVhsLu5bpMhALQ2nQ
May 28, 2009
The Canadian Press

Australia locks down cruise ships as swine flu toll mounts
The UN health body has so far held off on moving up a step from the current phase five alert to declaring a pandemic. Meanwhile, online campaigners …
http://news.my.msn.com/article.aspx?cp-documentid=3341982
May 28, 2009
MSN Malaysia News

Gloabl swine flu deaths top 100
But the WHO has so far resisted declaring the disease a full-fledged pandemic. The outbreak has spread further in Asia, with Singapore confirming its first …
http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5gBF3aKVss8Fsc9a2bj3AiXoQY4Sw
May 28, 2009
AFP

bird flu virus remains infectious up to 600 days in municipal …
Credit: People’s Republic of China Amid concerns about a pandemic of swine flu, researchers from Nebraska report for the first time that poultry carcasses …
http://www.physorg.com/news162666620.html
May 28, 2009
PhysOrg.com

More swine flu cases inevitable: Gallagher
But we are in the contained phase of the pandemic plan so it is about trying to restrict the spread of the illness. There are now about 70 confirmed cases …
http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2009/05/28/2582774.htm
May 28, 2009
ABC Online

$2.3 million grant positions UofL to take lead in pandemic planning
Through the projects, researchers will seek ways to more quickly detect a pandemic and share information with community leaders, such as mayors, …
http://php.louisville.edu/news/news.php?news=1446
May 28, 2009
U Of L News

Health dept details measures for swine flu prevention
A state influenza pandemic committee under the chairmanship of the chief secretary has been formed for monitoring the state plan of action on the pandemic. …
http://www.kanglaonline.com/index.php?template=headline&newsid=46947&typeid=1
May 28, 2009
KanglaOnline

Wyoming confirms first swine flu case
The World Health Organization said the virus hadn’t yet reached the level of pandemic, or a global outbreak. Wyoming health officials expected swine flu to …
http://www.mlive.com/newsflash/health/index.ssf?/base/national-19/1243456008158380.xml&storylist=health
May 28, 2009
MLive.com

Flu Slowing in Most Parts of US; Vaccine Makers Get $1 Billion
The money, which had already been earmarked for pandemic flu and preparedness before the swine flu outbreak hit, will also be used to stockpile vaccine …
http://www.dotmed.com/news/story/9198/
May 28, 2009
DOTmed.com (press release)

Two new swine flu cases confirmed in New Jersey
The World Health Organization said the virus hadn’t yet reached the level of pandemic, or a global outbreak. AP contributed to this report.
http://www.nj.com/news/index.ssf/2009/05/two_new_h1n1_influenza_cases_c.html
May 28, 2009
The Star-Ledger – NJ.com

「鳥インフルエンザは依然脅威」
講演会では、京都産業大学鳥インフルエンザ研究センターの大槻公一センター長が「鳥インフルエンザとパンデミック」と題して、新型インフルエンザと鳥インフルエンザの致死率の違いなどを説明。「鳥インフルエンザのウイルスが特効薬に耐性を持ちつつあるという報告も …
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"The bird flu threat remains."
The lecture, the Director of Ootsuki Kimikazu Kyoto Sangyo University, Research Center for bird flu "pandemic and avian influenza" and entitled, and explain the difference between the fatality rate of bird flu and avian flu. "There are reports that have been resistant to a specific for the virus of bird flu …
http://www.yomiuri.co.jp/e-japan/aichi/news/20090527-OYT8T01137.htm
May 28, 2009
読売新聞

Swine flu to hit one in five as virus continues to spread
But a Victorian Government spokesman said that, while the state’s pandemic plan included social-distancing measures such as bans on sporting events and …
http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/national/swine-flu-to-hit-one-in-five-as-virus-continues-to-spread-20090528-bnug.html
May 28, 2009
Brisbane Times

Swine flu cases encourage precaution
“This situation has the potential to be the next pandemic,” said David Kimberlin, Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases. …
http://www.uab.edu/kscope/kaleidoscope-article-1415.html
May 28, 2009
UAB Kaleidoscope

內地增至13例 社區爆發預案已定
衛生部27日公布《甲型H1N1流感流行病學調查和爆發疫情處理技術指南》,將疫情爆發定義為「14天內,出現2例及以上具有流行病學聯繫的甲型H1N1流感疑似和/或確診病例」。 衛生部要求,若發生爆發性疫情,首先要對病例個案、疫情現場進行調查,隨後進行標本採集與實驗室 …
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Mainland to the outbreak of 13 cases of community-based plan has been scheduled for
Ministry of Health announced on the 27th "Type A H1N1 influenza epidemiological investigations, and technical guidelines to deal with the outbreak of the epidemic," the outbreak of the epidemic is defined as "within 14 days and above two cases occur epidemiology associated with influenza type H1N1 suspected and / or confirmed cases. " Ministry of Health requirements, if the outbreak of the epidemic occurred, the first case to case, the outbreak investigation at the scene, followed by specimen collection and laboratory …
http://paper.wenweipo.com/2009/05/28/HK0905280008.htm
May 28, 2009
香港文匯報

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WHO may redefine pandemic alert phases …

Posted by pandemicinformation on 05/26/2009

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WHO may redefine pandemic alert phases
May 26, 2009 (CIDRAP News) – In response to concerns from various governments about the possible effects of declaring a full-scale influenza pandemic, …
http://www.cidrap.umn.edu/cidrap/content/influenza/swineflu/news/may2609phases-jw.html
May 27, 2009
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WHO mulls pandemic threshold as swine flu cases near 13000
The WHO wants scientists to help clear up the criteria needed for declaring a pandemic as swine flu cases worldwide soared to nearly 13000 Tuesday, …
http://news.my.msn.com/article.aspx?cp-documentid=3339817
May 27, 2009
MSN Malaysia News

HRH Calls For Joint Efforts To Cope With Global Challenges
… also launching the Stockpile Phase of Asem Initiative for the Containment of pandemic Influenza co-sponsored by the Asia-Europe Foundation and Japan. …
http://www.brudirect.com/DailyInfo/News/Archive/May09/27/nite04.htm
May 27, 2009
Bru Direct

Qld Health’s swine flu handling ‘sloppy’
This is an issue of a pandemic – this is a killer, he said. Make no mistake about this – Queensland Health has a clear obligation to inform us of what is …
http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2009/05/27/2581883.htm?section=justin
May 27, 2009
ABC Online

Swine flu ‘super infection’
… would develop into a full-blown pandemic, with a large proportion of otherwise healthy young adults contracting the infection and dying as a result. …
http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/qld-news/swine-flu-super-infection-20090527-bmph.html
May 27, 2009
Brisbane Times

Mexican Secretary of State visits Laredo
Espinoza spoke at a luncheon about Mexico’s economic situation and how it has taken a toll after the recent pandemic of the swine flu.
http://www.pro8news.com/news/local/46130772.html
May 27, 2009
KGNS

Third case of swine flu confirmed in east of State
There have also been over 90 deaths from the virus in Mexico, Canada and the United States. The World Health Organisation pandemic alert remained at phase 5 …
http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/ireland/2009/0527/1224247503404.html
May 27, 2009
Irish Times

廣東江門報告一例甲型H1N1流感疑似病例
… 人民醫院就診。25日江門市疾控中心檢測甲型H1N1流感核酸陽性。26日省疾控中心和廣州市疾控中心復核結果陽性。26日晚上,廣東省衛生廳組織專家組進行會診,按照甲型H1N1流感診療方案,根據患者的臨床表現、流行病學資料和實驗室檢測結果,診斷為甲型H1N1流感疑似病例。 …
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Guangdong Jiangmen report a case of suspected cases of influenza H1N1 influenza
… People’s Hospital for treatment. Jiangmen City, on the 25th CDC influenza nucleic acid testing positive for influenza A H1N1. Province on the 26th Guangzhou CDC and the CDC to review the results positive. On the 26th evening, the Office of the Guangdong Provincial Health Organization expert group for consultation, in accordance with the Type A H1N1 influenza treatment program, according to the clinical manifestations of patients, epidemiological data and laboratory test results, diagnosis of suspected cases of influenza type H1N1. …
http://www.lnd.com.cn/htm/2009-05/27/content_696422.htm
May 27, 2009
國際在綫

More research needed to develop successful swine flu vaccine: WHO
The WHO also said it would consult influenza experts before formally changing its criteria on when to declare a pandemic. The UN health agency has faced …
http://www.cbc.ca/health/story/2009/05/26/swine-flu-vaccine.html
May 27, 2009
CBC.ca

购买多少保险才能保障你无忧?
甲型H1N1流感已经蔓延至22个国家和地区,在流行性疾病肆虐的威胁下,不少投资者开始重新审视自己的投资保障,“我希望为家庭配置足够的保障后再考虑投资”、“健康保障到底多少才足够?”,我们近期收到了不少读者关注健康保障的资产配置困惑。在本期的投资圆桌,我们将邀请保险公司的理财顾问为读者解答关于“保障多少才算够”的困惑。 …
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Coverage of the insurance policy can protect you worry?
Type A influenza H1N1 has spread to 22 countries and regions, the threat of epidemic diseases, many investors started to re-examine their own investment protection, "I hope for the adequate protection of the family and then consider investing in," " How much health insurance would be sufficient in the end? "We have recently received a lot of readers concerned about the health protection of the asset allocation confusion. Investment in the current round-table, we will be invited to the insurance company’s financial advisor for the reader to answer on "how much is enough to protect" the confusion. …
http://www.wabei.com/news/200905/218620.html
May 27, 2009
挖贝网

Companies receive HHS orders for novel flu vaccine
… Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) established with the companies in 2004 as part of the nation’s pandemic influenza strategy. …
http://www.cidrap.umn.edu/cidrap/content/influenza/swineflu/news/may2609vaccine-jw.html
May 27, 2009
CIDRAP

Swine flu ‘spreading fast’ in Australia
The pandemic alert would not be raised from contain to sustain until the virus was so widespread that such measures as screening incoming sea and air …
http://www.stuff.co.nz/world/australia/2447635/Swine-flu-spreading-fast-in-Australia
May 27, 2009
Stuff.co.nz

Qatar gets swine flu testing kits
Dr al-Thani was speaking on the sidelines of a pandemic Crisis Management workshop organised by the College of the North Atlantic-Qatar yesterday. …
http://www.gulf-times.com/site/topics/article.asp?cu_no=2&item_no=293351&version=1&template_id=57&parent_id=56
May 27, 2009
Gulf Times

Moo-ve over BSE This is one pig of a disease
In a unique foray into public health, KTAB News has created a brochure about the imminent pandemic threat of swine flu for you to download, print out and …
http://news.ktab.co.uk/200905/swineflu/
May 27, 2009
KTAB News (satire)

Feds get ball rolling on swine flu vaccine
… work and are safe —- and to place initial orders with manufacturers for two vaccine ingredients for what HHS is calling a pre-pandemic stockpile. …
http://www.ajc.com/services/content/2009/05/23/nation0523.html
May 27, 2009
Atlanta Journal Constitution

Fighting Swine Flu with Simulations and Infrared Tech
Another technology finding use amid the Swine flu pandemic is infrared imaging. One company, Mississauga, Ont.-based Fluke Corp. develops portable infrared …
http://www.cio.com/article/493434/Fighting_Swine_Flu_with_Simulations_and_Infrared_Tech
May 27, 2009
CIO

Two Egyptian children have H5N1 bird flu: agency
… virus rarely infects people, but experts say they fear it could mutate into a form that humans could easily pass to one another, sparking a pandemic. …
http://www.reuters.com/article/GCA-SwineFlu/idUSTRE54P63I20090526
May 27, 2009
Reuters

Current stocks of Tamiflu can cover 20% of population, official says
We first stockpiled this much Tamiflu two years ago, when we stocked over one million tablets in a bid to combat possible outbreak of a bird flu virus …
http://www.gulfnews.com/nation/Health/10317264.html
May 27, 2009
GulfNews

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CCHF more fatal than swine flu, claims TVHB head Alkan …

Posted by pandemicinformation on 05/25/2009

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CCHF more fatal than swine flu, claims TVHB head Alkan
“Our successful fight against bird flu has set an example for the whole world. This is also the case for swine flu. I guess we need to take more serious …
http://www.todayszaman.com/tz-web/detaylar.do?load=detay&link=176337&bolum=100
May 26, 2009
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调查称85.2%公众满意中国防控甲型H1N1流感举措
5月22日,中国疾病预防控制中心流行病学首席专家曾光教授,在接受中国青年报记者采访时提出了一个问题:如果说SARS给我们留下的是全民公共卫生意识的提高,那么,这次甲型流感过去以后,会给我们留下点什么? “我认为是公共卫生意识的进一步提高,我们更能互相关爱,进而提高整个民族的素质。”曾光说。 上周,中国青年报社调中心通过题客 …
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Survey of public satisfaction with the 85.2 percent that China’s initiatives to prevent and control influenza A H1N1 influenza
May 22, the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention epidemiology expert Professor Zeng Guang, chief, in an interview with China Youth Daily reporter raised a question: If we say that SARS has left us with a universal public health awareness, then Influenza A after the past, what will we leave? "I think it is to further enhance public health awareness, and we love each other better, thus improving the quality of the entire nation." Said Zeng Guang. Last week, the newspaper China Youth Center through the title off …
http://www.china.com.cn/news/txt/2009-05/26/content_17833862.htm
May 26, 2009
中国网

Expert: Response to H1N1 flu was a good test
Those are the questions researchers will continue to ask themselves in light of what some are already calling a pandemic. Barron cautioned that finding the …
http://www.9news.com/news/article.aspx?storyid=116455&catid=339
May 26, 2009
9NEWS.com

我国内地共报告11例输入性甲型H1N1流感确诊病例
此外,卫生部通报,5月25日接到湖南省卫生厅报告,长沙市公共卫生救治中心收治1名患者,临床表现为咳嗽等症状,根据临床表现、流行病学调查和实验室检验结果,初步诊断为输入性甲型H1N1流感疑似病例。 患者为男性,19岁,居住地址为湖南省长沙市,目前就读于美国某大学。患者于北京时间5月21日凌晨4时乘坐CA982航班由纽约回国,5月21日18时 …
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Mainland China has reported a total of 11 cases of imported confirmed cases of influenza H1N1 influenza
In addition, the Ministry of Health informed on May 25 received the report of Health Department of Hunan Province, Changsha City Public Health Center for treatment where a patient, clinical manifestations of symptoms such as cough, according to clinical manifestations, epidemiological investigation and laboratory test results imported initial diagnosis of suspected cases of influenza type H1N1. Patients were male, 19 years old, living in Changsha, Hunan, address, currently attending a university in the United States. Patients in Beijing at 4:00 on the May 21 flight CA982 ride home from New York, at 6:00 p.m. on May 21 …
http://www.china.com.cn/news/txt/2009-05/26/content_17833866.htm
May 26, 2009
中国网

Australia in control of swine flu: expert
A leading expert on infectious diseases said Australia remained well-placed in keeping the global pandemic swine flu under-control. …
http://www.watoday.com.au/wa-news/australia-in-control-of-swine-flu-expert-20090525-bkmp.html
May 26, 2009
WA today

Swine flu: so far, so good
To its credit the WHO, which is leading the global responses to the pandemic, has prioritised equitable treatment for developing countries. …
http://www.onlineopinion.com.au/view.asp?article=8958
May 26, 2009
On Line opinion

Fatal flaw in ‘flu’ defences
BY LES HORTON, Posted on » Tuesday, May 26, 2009 Bahrain’s defences against swine flu or any other potential pandemic have been seriously undermined by the …
http://www.gulf-daily-news.com/NewsDetails.aspx?storyid=251448
May 26, 2009
Gulf Daily News

Vaccine pushes out brain fever
Bangalore: Even as the World Health Organisation (WHO) raises its swine flu pandemic alert level to five, the swine is in news for another reason in …
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/Bangalore/Vaccine-pushes-out-brain-fever/articleshow/4577143.cms
May 26, 2009
Times of India

Ontario Confirms First Swine Flu Death, the Second in Canada
The World Health Organization may declare the outbreak of a pandemic even as many cases of swine flu show symptoms no more severe than seasonal flu, …
http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601082&sid=a4HXylmv4TE4&refer=canada
May 26, 2009
Bloomberg

H1N1 virus: A plan for the worst
And although the H1N1 virus seems to have lost some of its virulent momentum, the pandemic potential should give employers the impetus to put together a …
http://www.canadianbusiness.com/managing/strategy/article.jsp?content=20090615_10014_10014
May 26, 2009
CanadianBusiness.com

Worst could yet be to come
IT has been five weeks since the swine flu pandemic started to spread across the world from Mexico. But, although there have now been 12515 people in 46 …
http://www.theherald.co.uk/news/health/display.var.2510343.0.Flu_Worst_could_yet_be_to_come.php
May 26, 2009
The Herald

healthwatch for May 25, 2009
Part of the funds will also go toward building up the government’s stockpile of drugs and vaccines that is on hold in case of a flu pandemic. …
http://www.wvnstv.com/story.cfm?func=viewstory&storyid=59693&catid=36
May 26, 2009
WVNS-TV

Pharmaceutical companies stand to make profit from ‘swine flu’
… on the Market” said the initial stock market reaction to the news that the “swine flu” could become a pandemic was to cause aviation stocks to fall, …
http://www.finalcall.com/artman/publish/article_6039.shtml
May 26, 2009
FinalCall.com

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Swine Flu could Mutate into more Severe Form warns WHO …

Posted by pandemicinformation on 05/24/2009

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Swine Flu could Mutate into more Severe Form warns WHO
The WHO may declare a full pandemic for the H1N1 as it is being closely watched in the southern hemisphere. Chan told the WHO annual congress in Geneva that …
http://www.bestsyndication.com/?q=20090524_swine_flu_h1n1_virus_could_mutate_more_deadly_form_who_warns.htm
May 25, 2009
Best Syndication


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Shionogi To Sell Newly Developed Flu Drug In Japan -Kyodo
The plan comes at a time when the new strain of H1N1 influenza is threatening to grow into a possible global pandemic. Another Japanese drugmaker, Daiichi …
http://online.wsj.com/article/BT-CO-20090524-703493.html
May 25, 2009
Wall Street Journal

UN move against flu travel curbs hailed
… of worldwide tourism, was launched in 2006 as a response mechanism for the potential evolution of the H5N1 Avian and Human Influenza to a pandemic form. …
http://www.thepeninsulaqatar.com/Display_news.asp?section=Local_News&subsection=Qatar+News&month=May2009&file=Local_News2009052521015.xml
May 25, 2009
Peninsula On-line

Australia Swine Flu Cases to Rise, Chief Medical Officer Says
The government on May 22 updated its pandemic alert to “contain,” the third-highest level. The next level, “sustain,” means the virus is established and …
http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601081&sid=aJ.ijPbFErIc&refer=australia
May 25, 2009
Bloomberg

Woman is NYC’s second swine flu death
The World Health Organisation has issued a phase five Swine Influenza Virus (SIV) pandemic warning following the outbreak with positive reports of the virus …
http://www.wxyz.com/news/national/story/Woman-is-NYCs-second-swine-flu-death/EWk_e4X2IUGe31r_xfisBg.cspx
May 25, 2009
WXYZ

Swine flu cases rise to 17
… officially reported 12022 cases of influenza A(H1N1) infection, including 86 deaths, and the World Health Organisation says a global pandemic is imminent.
http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/1018880/Swine-flu-cases-rise-to-17-in-Australia
May 25, 2009
Special Broadcasting Service

`Glove shortage’ raises flu fears for frontline workers
Cleaning workers are facing the greatest risk in the face of a possible flu pandemic and need more support and training to cope, unions say. …
http://www.thestandard.com.hk/news_detail.asp?pp_cat=11&art_id=82584&sid=23981382&con_type=1
May 25, 2009
The Standard

Vigilance key to tackling swine flu
The swine flu pandemic seems to be getting closer to our borders. Eighteen US soldiers who passed through neighbouring Kuwait have tested positive for the …
http://www.gulfnews.com/opinion/editorial_opinion/region/10316574.html
May 25, 2009
GulfNews

日立ソフト、1台あたり月額945円の在宅勤務サービス
日立ソフト(日立ソフトウェアエンジニアリング)はパンデミック対策の一環として、自宅から企業へのリモートアクセス環境を提供する「secureonline在宅勤務サービス」に、ディスクレスPCを提供するサービスを6月1日に追加する。1年以上利用する場合の1台あたりの月額費用 …
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Hitachi Software, 945 units per month per service telecommuting yen
Hitachi Software (日立SOFUTOUEAENJINIARINGU) pandemic as part of measures to provide remote access to corporate environments from home "secureonline service work at home", diskless PC to provide services to an additional day in June. If you use more than one year of a monthly cost per unit …
http://ascii.jp/elem/000/000/420/420950/
May 25, 2009
ASCII

在危机中学会理性成长
具体到本次甲型H1N1流感而言,健康教育和健康管理就是将流感疫情和防护知识交给公众,帮助公众从传染源,传播途径和易感人群三个环节充分认识到造成甲型H1N1流感流行的各种健康危险因素,帮助公众改变不健康的生活方式和习惯,如养成勤洗手、不扎堆,咳嗽和打喷嚏用纸巾捂住等预防呼吸道传染病的健康习惯。 哲人说:“尽可能在一切问题上都 …
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Rational in a crisis the growth of the Institute
Specific to the H1N1 Type A influenza, the health education and health management is the knowledge of the influenza epidemic and protection to the public, help the public from the source of infection, route of transmission and the susceptible population is fully aware of the three links caused by Type A H1N1 influenza prevalence of various health risk factors to help the public to change unhealthy lifestyles and habits, such as washing hands frequently to develop, not扎堆, coughing and sneezing, cover your tissue paper to prevent respiratory infectious diseases, such as health habits. Philosopher said: "as far as possible, all issues …
http://news.163.com/09/0525/03/5A4N249L000120GR.html
May 25, 2009
网易

Swine flu threat, key focus
Through wide scale discussions and negotiations, and compromise, the delegations have come a long way forward to address the contentious issues in pandemic …
http://www.dailynews.lk/2009/05/25/news27.asp
May 25, 2009
Ceylon Daily News

H1N1 update: Grand County prepares for second outbreak this fall
Preparing for pandemic flu since 2006, Grand County Public Health took advantage of the H1N1 outbreak to test its procedures. “As soon as we got the alert …
http://www.skyhidailynews.com/article/20090524/NEWS/905249985/1079&ParentProfile=1067
May 25, 2009
Sky Hi Daily News

In pandemics of the past, caution for the future
And a far more virulent strain of bird flu is circulating in the world but currently is not transmissible among humans. Public health officials will be …
http://www.physorg.com/news162398118.html
May 25, 2009
PhysOrg.com

Descartan expertos decesos por influenza humana en Chile
Explicó que cuando hace años se hizo el plan de contingencia frente a una pandemia, se planificó para una epidemia que iba a tener una tasa de ataque de un …
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Experts rule out human deaths from influenza in Chile
He explained that years ago when there was a contingency plan against a pandemic, we planned for an epidemic that would have an attack rate of one …
http://sdpnoticias.com/sdp/contenido/2009/05/24/405548
May 25, 2009
SDP Noticias

FEBBRE SUINA/ Aumentano a 18 i contagiati della caserma spagnola
Il ministero afferma che i responsabili della Sanita’ Militare hanno applicato il protocollo Oms per il contenimento della pandemia. …
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SWINE FEVER / 18 Rise of the infected barracks Spanish
The ministry says that those responsible for the Sanita ‘Military have applied the WHO protocol for the containment of the pandemic. …
http://www.ilsussidiario.net/articolo.aspx?articolo=22062
May 25, 2009
Il Sussidiario.net

DPHSS team educates public on swine flu
The team is an integral part of the Guam pandemic Influenza Plan in providing educational workshops and resources that enable the public to play an active …
http://www.guampdn.com/article/20090525/NEWS01/905250307/1002/DPHSS+team+educates+public+on+swine+flu
May 25, 2009
Pacific Daily News

Department of Health confirms 2nd flu case
The WHO is poised to declare a full pandemic of the A(H1N1) flu virus. WHO chief Dr. Margaret Chan said on Friday the world had to be ready for the new …
http://www.philstar.com/Article.aspx?articleId=471073&publicationSubCategoryId=63
May 25, 2009
Philippine Star

北京、上海、福建、浙江全力做好流感患者医治
卫生部将结合患者流行病学史、临床表现和复核检测结果,组织专家尽快明确诊断。卫生部已派出2名临床专家现场指导患者救治工作。 据浙江省卫生部门介绍,浙江首例输入性甲型H1N1流感疑似病例病情明显好转。目前,浙江这例患者正在温州市第二人民医院接受隔离治疗,体温正常,咳嗽、咽痛等症状明显减轻,精神状况良好。 …
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Beijing, Shanghai, Fujian, Zhejiang full well the treatment of influenza infections
Patients with the Ministry of Health in conjunction with epidemiological history, clinical manifestations and review of test results, the organization of expert diagnosis as soon as possible. The Ministry of Health has dispatched two experts at the scene to guide the clinical treatment of patients. According to the health sector in Zhejiang Province, the Zhejiang imported the first suspected cases of influenza H1N1 Type A marked improvement in the disease. At present, the patients in Zhejiang Province which is the second People’s Hospital of Wenzhou treated in isolation, the normal body temperature, cough, pharyngodynia significantly reduce the symptoms of mental condition. …
http://news.sina.com.cn/o/2009-05-25/001215677158s.shtml
May 25, 2009
新浪网

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Past pandemics Provide Mixed Clues to h1n1’s Next Moves …

Posted by pandemicinformation on 05/21/2009

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Past pandemics Provide Mixed Clues to h1n1’s Next Moves
… and geography of pandemic flu, the relationship between the new viruses and existing ones, and the behavior of this new h1n1’s parent viruses in swine.
http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/summary/324/5930/996
May 22, 2009
Science Magazine (subscription)


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Swine flu symptoms and facts: do I have swine flu?
Confirmed Victorian cases of swine flu are bringing the pandemic closer to home for Tasmanians. Tasmanian health authorities have tested 22 people and ruled …
http://www.examiner.com.au/news/local/news/politics/swine-flu-symptoms-and-facts-do-i-have-swine-flu/1520491.aspx
May 22, 2009
Tasmania Examiner

Group decides priorities for swine flu vaccines
This spring’s swine flu outbreak and feared pandemic will keep health officials watching influenza numbers throughout the summer. …
http://www.jacksonholenews.com/article.php?art_id=4620
May 22, 2009
Jackson Hole News

Senate passes $91.3 billion war funding bill
The Senate bill includes $1.5 billion as cautionary funding to fight a possible flu pandemic, including the current outbreak of H1N1 swine flu. …
http://www.dailyadvance.com/news/nation/senate-passes-913-billion-war-funding-bill-617969.html
May 22, 2009
The Daily Advance

Most Doctors Not Concerned of H1N1 Influenza
The risk of H1N1 flu resulting in a “catastrophic pandemic” was also thought to be minimal. No lifestyle or behavior change occurred for six of every ten …
http://www.digitaljournal.com/article/272928
May 22, 2009
DigitalJournal.com

Plan to share supplies in 13 countries
He said although other regions have begun to acquire the technology to produce influenza vaccines, access to effective pandemic vaccines was a major problem …
http://www.nst.com.my/Current_News/NST/Friday/National/2563335/Article/index_html
May 22, 2009
New Straits Times

Exit screening put to WHO
The exit screening is one way of averting the spread and a pandemic outbreak. It is prudent for people who are ill with fever and influenza-like symptoms …
http://www.nst.com.my/Current_News/NST/Friday/National/2563211/Article/index_html
May 22, 2009
New Straits Times

Travel industry needs clearer information when crisis arises
WHO’s pandemic level designations are based on geographical spread not the severity of the virus, and many delegates at the summit in Brazil found the …
http://www.etravelblackboard.com/showarticle.asp?id=92486&nav=130
May 22, 2009
e-Travel Blackboard (press release)

Swine flu didn’t accelerate air capacity slowdown: OAG
… and while signals the tenth month of slowdown, also shows that airlines didn’t rush in to pull capacity in the face of pandemic fears. …
http://www.etravelblackboard.com/showarticle.asp?id=92485&nav=130
May 22, 2009
e-Travel Blackboard (press release)

Hungary seeks to find footing in a world turned upside down
… on its language laws, the case of the Hungarian citizens accused of terrorism in Bolivia and the swine flu virus, which could become a pandemic. …
http://www.budapesttimes.hu/content/view/11991/220/
May 22, 2009
Budapest Times

Hospital’s loss another’s gain?
Given the recent, most serious threats to mankind with the pandemic flu scare in Mexico, it would make sense we would want to have our finger on the pulse …
http://www.bclocalnews.com/opinion/letters/45773907.html
May 22, 2009
BCLocalNews

Reason behind possible partial immunity of older adults to swine …
That’s because the United States vaccinated more than 40 million people in 1976 against a swine flu virus that was feared to be poised to start a pandemic. …
http://www.google.com/hostednews/canadianpress/article/ALeqM5jjD_162nmzMq_S5nmnyGL8CM5iRw
May 22, 2009
The Canadian Press

Student has Brown’s first swine flu case
The University expanded its existing crisis management committee several weeks ago at the height of national concern about a possible pandemic, …
http://www.browndailyherald.com/student-has-brown-s-first-swine-flu-case-1.1753570
May 22, 2009
The Brown Daily Herald

我省对到过甲型流感流行国家和地区的人员提出要求
青海新闻网讯为保护我省广大群众身体健康,做好公众甲型H1N1流感防控工作,省卫生厅20日向社会发出公告:请来自或7日内到过甲型H1N1流感流行国家和地区的人员自觉减少外出活动,避免前往人群拥挤场所和参加集体活动,发生流感样症状,应立即到当地医疗机构的发热门诊就诊。 公告说,近期来自或7日内到过甲型H1N1流感流行的国家或地区的人员 …
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Province of influenza have been to endemic countries and regions, the request of staff
News Qinghai province to protect the hearing health of the masses, do a good job in the public alpha H1N1 influenza prevention and control work on the 20th the Ministry of Health has issued a notice to the community: Please come from, or 7 days have been Type A Influenza H1N1-endemic countries and regions consciously go out activities to reduce the staff to avoid going to crowded places and to take part in collective activities, the occurrence of influenza-like symptoms immediately to the local medical institutions and out-patient treatment of fever. Notice that the recent or 7 days from the H1N1 influenza pandemic over the country or region of the staff …
http://news.sina.com.cn/o/2009-05-22/070215666386s.shtml
May 22, 2009
新浪网

Health Care Reform and the Disability Community
… of a flu pandemic or similar emergency, people with intellectual disabilities as well as those with chronic health conditions may be excluded from care. …http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ari-neeman/health-care-reform-and-th_b_206492.html
May 22, 2009
Huffington Post

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Two Egyptian boys contract avian flu …

Posted by pandemicinformation on 05/20/2009

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Two Egyptian boys contract avian flu
… are in stable condition, Shahin said. Egypt is one of the countries most affected by bird flu, with 27 fatalities since the disease first appeared in 2006.
http://www.gulf-times.com/site/topics/article.asp?cu_no=2&item_no=292067&version=1&template_id=37&parent_id=17
May 21, 2009
Gulf Times


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Wakefield delegation vows increased awareness measures of H1N1
“The Senate recognized the seriousness of this public health issue by passing a comprehensive pandemic flu bill last month,” Tisei said. …
http://www.wickedlocal.com/wakefield/town_info/government/x1083516686/Wakefield-delegation-vows-increased-awareness-measures-of-H1N1
May 21, 2009
Wakefield Observer

Mexican woman becomes Victoria’s fourth confirmed swine flu case
… cautious in this sort of situation, with the discussions worldwide about the potential for a pandemic from this,” Mr Warren told the Nine Network. …
http://www.news.com.au/heraldsun/story/0,21985,25514556-661,00.html
May 21, 2009
Melbourne Herald Sun

East Asians Hardest Hit in World Crisis
It looked likely a pandemic would devastate economies worldwide. Yet on May 4 Mexico unexpectedly declared it was winning the battle against swine flu and …
http://www.forbes.com/forbes/2009/0608/019-opinions-asia-economy-current-events.html
May 21, 2009
Forbes

No Guidance on How to Rein In the Flu
Britain, Japan and other countries with many cases argued that World Health Organization pandemic alerts should measure a virus’s severity, …
http://www.timesdaily.com/article/20090519/ZNYT02/905193012/1123?Title=No-Guidance-on-How-to-Rein-In-the-Flu
May 21, 2009
Times Daily

Latest swine flu panic? Health dept. budget cuts: ‘Tank is empty …
In 1918, the second wave was much more severe, he said, referring to a pandemic that killed 50 million people worldwide. At the moment, states are falling …
http://www.nydailynews.com/news/2009/05/20/2009-05-20_latest_swine_flu_panic_cuts_deplete_health_budgets_tank_is_empty_says_ny_state_h.html
May 21, 2009
New York Daily News

A Long Search for a Universal Flu Vaccine
That is shaping up to be a major problem as the world prepares for a possible pandemic this fall from the new strain of swine flu. …
http://www.timesdaily.com/article/20090519/ZNYT04/905193020/1123?Title=A-Long-Search-for-a-Universal-Flu-Vaccine
May 21, 2009
Times Daily

Adults Older Than 52 May Resist Swine Flu, CDC Says
The virus that caused the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic circulated until a bird flu virus replaced it in a 1957 world outbreak, Daniel Jernigan, deputy director …
http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601081&sid=aZd5g0zwdguA&refer=australia
May 21, 2009
Bloomberg

Young man is Utah’s first H1N1 swine flu death
… Sundwall didn’t mention the death, but did warn legislators that we are in the relatively early phases of an unfolding epidemic or pandemic. …
http://www.sltrib.com/News/ci_12411489
May 21, 2009
Salt Lake Tribune

Over 52? You may be protected from swine flu
People older than about 52 might have been exposed to the H1N1 flu strain that first emerged in the 1918 pandemic and then continued to change and to …
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/30795846/
May 21, 2009
msnbc.com

CDC: At Least 50 Cases of Swine Flu Confirmed in US
On Monday, the World Health Organization raised its pandemic alert level from level three to level four on a six-level scale. …
http://www.cybermed.it/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=22120&Itemid=327
May 21, 2009
cybermed.it

GPO wins flu jab approval
The Russian live attenuated influenza vaccine technology is seen as a very promising tool in controlling a potential pandemic because it allows for the …
http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/local/17027/gpo-wins-flu-jab-approval
May 21, 2009
Bangkok Post

GSK expects more swine flu vaccine orders
GSK has invested $2.5bn over the last four and a half years in preparation for a pandemic and Mr Witty said: We made those investments so we would be ready …
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/pharmaceuticalsandchemicals/5357559/GSK-expects-more-swine-flu-vaccine-orders.html
May 21, 2009
Telegraph.co.uk

Duck And Cover – H1N1 is Coming
Not surprisingly, the bird flu did not wipe us out. To date, WHO reported about 200 cases of avian flu in humans. Similarly, as of last Saturday, …
http://www.lavalleystar.com/home/news/2009/05/20/Opinion/Duck-And.Cover.H1n1.Is.Coming-3742814.shtml
May 21, 2009
Valley Star

Casos suspeitos de gripe H1N1 no Brasil caem para 17
O número de casos notificados no Japão subiu para mais de 250, o que torna mais provável que a OMS aumente para o nível máximo seu alerta de pandemia, …
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Suspected cases of H1N1 influenza in Brazil fell to 17
The number of reported cases in Japan rose to more than 250, making it more likely that the WHO to increase its level of pandemic alert, …
http://oglobo.globo.com/pais/mat/2009/05/20/casos-suspeitos-de-gripe-h1n1-no-brasil-caem-para-17-755952465.asp
May 21, 2009
O Globo

Preocupa en Chile la aparición de nuevos casos de gripe porcina
Los estados miembros de la OMS, reunidos en Ginebra, intentaban elaborar planes para tratamientos, respuesta a una pandemia y vacunas para prevenir la …
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Chile concern the emergence of new cases of swine flu
Member states of the WHO meeting in Geneva, attempted to develop plans for treatment, and response to pandemic vaccines to prevent …
http://www.lanacion.com.ar/nota.asp?nota_id=1130217
May 21, 2009
Lanacion.com (Argentina)

Taiwan reports first case of A(H1N1) flu
I have full confidence that united, we can meet the challenges of this pandemic flu,” Yeh said in his four-minute speech, delivered in English. …
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/front/archives/2009/05/21/2003444145
May 21, 2009
Taipei Times

Le Canada et le Brésil signent un protocole d’entente sur la santé
Le protocole d’entente ciblera les travaux conjoints dans des secteurs clés comme la préparation et la réaction à une pandémie, les ressources humaines en …
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Canada and Brazil sign Memorandum of Understanding on Health
The MOU will focus on joint work in key areas such as preparing and responding to a pandemic, human resources …
http://www.marketwire.com/mw/release.do?id=992760&lang=F5
May 21, 2009
Maketwire (Communiqué de presse)

10000 H1N1 Cases; Vaccine Plan Weighed
WHO on Tuesday urged drug makers to reserve for poor countries a portion of any pandemic swine flu vaccine they develop. (AP) (CBS/ AP) H1N1 (swine) flu …
http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2009/05/20/health/main5027609.shtml
May 21, 2009
CBS News

Panamá entrega a la OMS la cepa de virus AH1N1 para producción de …
… la Salud (OMS) información sobre las cepas aisladas del virus AH1N1, con el objeto de trabajar en la elaboración de una vacuna que evite una pandemia. …
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Panama delivery to the WHO the virus strain for production of AH1N1 …
… (WHO) information on the virus isolates AH1N1, to work on a vaccine to prevent a pandemic. …
http://www.adn.es/sociedad/20090520/NWS-2222-OMS-Panama-AH1N1-produccion-vacunas.html
May 21, 2009
ADN.es

Beximco Pharma starts swine flu drugs supply to Americas
Beximco Pharma introduced Oseflu in 2006 for the prevention and treatment of influenza including swine and bird flu. The same year it supplied Oseflu to the …
http://bdnews24.com/details.php?id=84831&cid=2
May 21, 2009
Bangladesh News 24 hours

Egypt warns of post-hajj swine flu quarantine
The suggestion highlights Egypt’s concern that swine flu will hit the country which, with 27 recorded bird flu deaths, is behind only Indonesia and Vietnam …
http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5jc_pijXYi6E50wDepameI2ZTf9iAD98A2PVG0
May 21, 2009
The Associated Press

Cientistas buscam vacina única contra todas as gripes
Isso está se tornando um grande problema, enquanto o mundo se prepara para uma possível pandemia de uma nova linhagem de gripe suína no próximo outono …
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Scientists seek single vaccine against all flu
This is becoming a major problem, as the world prepares for a possible pandemic of a new strain of swine influenza in the autumn …
http://noticias.terra.com.br/ciencia/interna/0,,OI3776373-EI8147,00-Cientistas+buscam+vacina+unica+contra+todas+as+gripes.html
May 21, 2009
Terra Brasil

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Shortage of vaccine causing global worry …

Posted by pandemicinformation on 05/19/2009

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Shortage of vaccine causing global worry
Yesterday, the World Health Organisation met with 10 major vaccine manufacturers in Geneva to discuss increasing production as the world faces a pandemic …
http://www.nst.com.my/Current_News/NST/Wednesday/National/2561426/Article/index_html
May 20, 2009
New Straits Times


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Close Club Gitmo? Not so fast.
Also included in the bill was money for the swine flu pandemic, and other unspecified causes. What was missing from the bill was the $80 million dollars …
http://www.livinglakecountry.com/blogs/communityblogs/45444582.html
May 20, 2009
Sussex Sun

Expert: bird flu still a threat
By : Annie Freeda Cruez This is the reminder to Asian governments from Dr Hans Tieru, the World Health Organisation representative for Brunei, Malaysia and …
http://www.nst.com.my/Current_News/NST/Wednesday/National/2561381/Article/index_html
May 20, 2009
New Straits Times

Value of vaccination
In recent years, the world faced new threats in the forms of the 1997 H5N1 bird flu and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), and now, the influenza A …
http://thestar.com.my/health/story.asp?file=/2009/5/20/health/3909433&sec=health
May 20, 2009
Malaysia Star

半数がメキシコ出張を制限 米企業の感染対策
93%の企業は、パンデミックとなった場合には従業員に自宅などでの勤務を認めるとした。 87%は従業員へのインフルエンザ関連情報の伝達などで、インターネットのブログやウェブサイトなどの「ニューメディア」を活用しているという。(共同通信)
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Infection control in U.S. companies is restricted to half of Mexico travel
93% of the company, if a pandemic were allowed to work at home employees. And 87% of the transmission of flu-related information to employees, such as Internet blogs and websites of "new media" that they are using. (Kyodo News)
http://www.kyoto-np.co.jp/article.php?mid=P2009052000019&genre=E1&area=Z10
May 20, 2009
京都新聞

威海流感防控工作进入实战状态 严防病从外来
5月15日起,我市检验检疫部门按照上级部署,对来自疫病流行国家和地区的入境人员,在专用通道体温监测的全过程录像。录像至少保存一个月,之后刻成光盘长期留存备查。 下一步,检验检疫部门将协调卫生部门,指派临床执业医师到口岸一线值班,检疫人员通过体温监测或者医学巡查发现体征异常的入境人员后,及时交给临床执业医师进一步排查,既 …
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Weihai, influenza prevention and control work to prevent disease entering the actual state from the external
May 15, the city in accordance with the higher level of inspection and quarantine departments to deploy, from disease-endemic countries and regions, immigration staff, the dedicated channel to monitor the temperature of the entire process of video. Video for at least a month, long after the CD-ROM for future reference carved. Next, inspection and quarantine departments will coordinate the health sector, clinical practitioners assigned to front-line duty at ports and quarantine body temperature monitoring, or through the medical inspection of immigrants found abnormal signs personnel, timely clinical practice to the physician for further investigation, both …
http://www.whnews.cn/weihai/2009-05/20/content_1477536.htm
May 20, 2009
威海新闻网

西藏报告一“甲流”疑似病例 广东疑似病例确诊,山东确诊病例出院
卫生部专家组根据患者的临床表现、流行病学调查结果和实验室检测结果,按照卫生部制订的诊疗方案判定这一病例为甲型H1N1流感确诊病例。 记者19日中午从广东省卫生、疾控部门了解到,这名患者的密切接触者共93人,截至19日11时,已追踪查找到75人并进行医学观察隔离,仍有18人正在查找中。 据新华社济南5月19日电19日上午,济南传染病医院 …
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Tibet’s report "a stream" suspected cases confirmed suspected cases in Guangdong, Shandong confirmed cases discharged from hospital
According to the Ministry of Health expert group of patients with clinical manifestations, epidemiological findings and laboratory test results, according to the Ministry of Health to develop programs to determine the diagnosis and treatment of this case is confirmed cases of influenza type H1N1. At noon on the 19th journalist from Guangdong health, disease control departments understand that the close contacts of patients with a total of 93 people, as at 11:00 on the 19th, has been tracking the 75 people to find and quarantine medical observation, there are still 18 people are looking for in. According to Xinhua News Agency, Jinan, May 19 – 19 am, Jinan Hospital for Infectious Diseases …
http://news.sina.com.cn/o/2009-05-20/070715653509s.shtml
May 20, 2009
新浪网

pandemic or paranoia? Handicapping the swine flu
Spokeswomen for the National Pork Board failed to respond to calls and e-mails seeking further information about industry standards and policies. …
http://news.medill.northwestern.edu/chicago/news.aspx?id=130163
May 20, 2009
Medill Reports: Chicago

Companies could vaccinate 4.9 bln against H1N1 -WHO
Chan said that vaccine makers have shown a very serious commitment to help the international community prepare for a pandemic of flu, which, while seemingly …
http://www.reuters.com/article/BIOTRX/idUSN1942192820090519
May 20, 2009
Reuters

Mexico swine flu deaths hit 74
The World Health Organization today raised the threat level to ‘phase 5,’ indicating a pandemic is imminent. (Joe Raedle, Getty Images) MEXICO CITY (AP) …
http://www.abc4.com/news/world/story/Mexico-swine-flu-deaths-hit-74/qPJ9Afsgv0OY-LX9tekSZA.cspx
May 20, 2009
ABC 4

Unions Urge OSHA to Enforce Swine Flu Worker Protections
Don’t forget to check out the AFL-cio’s pandemic flu site, which includes vital resources for health care workers, firefighters, educators and more. …
http://blog.aflcio.org/2009/05/19/unions-urge-osha-to-enforce-worker-swine-flu-protections
May 20, 2009
AFL-CIO

Flu trouble for 4 S’poreans overseas
News of their quarantine came as Japan yesterday braced for the possibility of the H1N1 flu pandemic reaching Tokyo. According to 938LIVE, the two men and …
http://www.todayonline.com/articles/320885.asp
May 20, 2009
TODAYonline

Philippines remains swine flu-free, chairs Asean+3 health summit …
… after a baby suspected of being infected with the virus tested negative, is batting for greater regional cooperation to combat the potential pandemic. …
http://asia.cnet.com/blogs/babelmachine/post.htm?id=63010896&t=tag
May 20, 2009
Cnet Asia

H1N1 threat reaches plateau; travel warning lifted
As the threat of an H1N1 influenza pandemic “plateaus,” Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada lifted its travel warning against non-essential …
http://communications.uwo.ca/com/western_news/stories/h1n1_threat_reaches_plateau;_travel_warning_lifted_20090519444320/
May 20, 2009
Western News

Two Confirmed Swine Flu cases in Coffee County
“The same actions you can take against preventing pandemic Flu are effective against Swine Flu as well.” Flu is thought to spread mainly person-to-person …
http://www.eprisenow.com/ent/news/local/article/two_confirmed_swine_flu_cases_in_coffee_county/73278/
May 20, 2009
The Enterprise Ledger

Flu count stable as checks continue
By Elspeth McLean on Wed, 20 May 2009 As the number of swine flu cases in New Zealand remains stable, updating of pandemic planning continues in Otago and …
http://www.odt.co.nz/news/national/56932/flu-count-stable-checks-continue
May 20, 2009
Otago Daily Times

Cuba for Peace, Social Justice and Health to Fight Crisis
Cuba has implemented strong measures since April 27 to fight the flu pandemic under the International Sanitary Regulations, he recalled. …
http://www.cadenagramonte.cubaweb.cu/english/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=338:cuba-for-peace-social-justice-and-health-to-fight-crisis-&catid=3:world&Itemid=14
May 20, 2009
Radio Cadena Agramonet

Legislators oppose 20b loan for bird flu
Avian influenza commonly called “bird flu” is caused by viruses that occur naturally in birds, especially migratory ones. Last year, the highly pathogenic …
http://www.newvision.co.ug/D/8/13/681855
May 20, 2009
New Vision

More swine flu precautions needed, says Indian official
… the ministry’s director general, said it had not sent out any new circulars as doctors already had the information sent out during the bird flu scare. …
http://www.thenational.ae/article/20090520/NATIONAL/705199816/-1/NEWS
May 20, 2009
The National

大港区开展甲型H1N1流感防控演习(图)
本报讯(记者韩军通讯员肖金萍)为进一步加强甲型H1N1流感防控工作,5月15,大港区卫生防病站开展了应对甲型H1N1流感密切接触者和疑似病例疫情防控演习。 当防疫部门接到发现甲型H1N1流感报告后,流行病调查小组,采样小组,和环境消毒小组依序进入紧张工作,整个演习从乘车出发到完成隔离服消毒共持续32分钟,为及时防控争取了时间。
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Dagang H1N1 Type A influenza prevention and control to carry out the exercise (Figure)
By (Xinhua correspondent Han肖金萍) to further strengthen the prevention and control of influenza A H1N1 influenza work, May 15, Dagang District Health to carry out disease prevention stations to deal with H1N1 Type A influenza in close contact with suspected cases and the epidemic prevention and control exercises. When the quarantine department received the report found that Type A H1N1 influenza, the epidemic investigation team, sample group, and environmental disinfection in order to enter the working group, the entire exercise from start to finish隔离服car lasted 32 minutes disinfection, for the timely prevention control for the time.
http://news.163.com/09/0520/03/59NP7PNR000120GR.html
May 20, 2009
网易

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日本での感染拡大、WHOが警戒水準巡り議論 …(EN : Spread in Japan, WHO alert level discussions over the …)

Posted by pandemicinformation on 05/17/2009

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日本での感染拡大、WHOが警戒水準巡り議論
WHOは米州以外で地域レベルでの持続的な感染が確認できれば、警戒水準を最高度の「6」(世界的大流行=パンデミック)に引き上げる方針だ。スペインなどでは日本を上回る数の感染者が確認されているが、田代氏は「欧州の場合は(メキシコなどに)渡航歴のある人が感染 …
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Spread in Japan, WHO alert level discussions over the
If WHO has confirmed that persistent infection with non-American at the local level, the highest alert level of "6" (= world epidemic of pandemic) will be raised. And Spain has been confirmed that the number of infected people than in Japan, Tashiro said, "If the European (and Mexico) who are infected with a history of travel …
http://www.nikkei.co.jp/news/kaigai/20090517NT001Y36817052009.html
May 18, 2009
日本経済新聞


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流感或致全球旅游业损失2.2万亿
另一名经济学家泰勒指出,参考2003年中国SARS疫潮的经验,大流行若只局限于少数国家,旅客或只会改往其他地点,避开疫区。但如果出现全球大流行,后果将严重得多,世界经济在今明两年或损失2.2万亿美元,远高于SARS造成的250亿美元经济损失。泰勒称,除了因减少或停止旅游造成的损失,旅客的消费也可能因疫情下跌超三成。(本报综合报道)
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Influenza or loss caused by the global tourism 2200000000000
Another economist, Taylor pointed out that the reference in 2003 the experience of China’s SARS epidemic, a pandemic if confined to a small number of countries, passengers or to other locations will be changed to avoid the affected areas. However, if a global pandemic, the consequences will be much more serious, the world economy in the next two years, or loss of 2.2 trillion U.S. dollars, much higher than the SARS caused economic losses of 25 billion U.S. dollars. Taylor said that in addition to reduce or stop due to damage caused by tourism, tourists may also be due to the consumption of the disease fell into a super-III. YORK (Reuters)
http://finance.people.com.cn/GB/9314208.html
May 18, 2009
人民网

深圳福永街道开展流感模拟应急演练
90分钟的演练里,来自福永街道应急指挥中心、卫生监督所、人民医院、派出所等单位的80余名工作人员严阵以待,一接到指令后即在规定时间内赶赴现场,开展流行病学调查、现场采样、救护转运、密切接触者追踪、疫点消杀及卫生监督等一系列处置工作。 福永街道办副主任钟华在现场表示,此次演练的目的是及时完善应急预案,不断提高街道应对甲 …
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Shenzhen Fuyong the streets to carry out simulated emergency drills influenza
90 minutes of exercise, the Fuyong street from the Emergency Command Center, Health Authority, People’s Hospital, the police station and other units of more than 80 staff to prepare a command received after the specified time to the scene to carry out epidemiological investigations , on-site sampling, ambulance transport, in close contact tracing, outbreak消杀and health supervision of the work of a series of disposal. Fuyong Zhong, deputy director of street at the scene said that the purpose of this exercise is to improve the emergency plan in time, and constantly improve the streets to deal with a …
http://finance.ifeng.com/roll/20090518/671725.shtml
May 18, 2009
凤凰网

World at crossroads in swine flu crisis, conference told
It shows none of the genetic markers of highly lethal pathogens such as Asia’s H5N1 bird flu virus. The worry, though, is that this could happen if the …
http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5jt0ZKLMvDnEzOccg8twuuxP-rdHg
May 18, 2009
AFP

H1N1 flu spread in North America may extend into summer
Indonesia, which was hit hardest by bird flu, said it was banning all pork imports to prevent swine fever infections. (AP Photo/Binsar Bakkara) Spread of …
http://www.cp24.com/servlet/an/local/CTVNews/20090517/090517_H1N1_summer/20090517/?hub=CP24Home
May 18, 2009
CP24, Canada

Preparedness is All
bird flu does not spread that easily, but it is extraordinarily virulent. About 60 per cent of the humans infected with bird flu have died. …
http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/leading_article/article6307745.ece
May 18, 2009
Times Online

Espanha e Rússia analisam medidas contra gripe
Este evento estará essencialmente centrado na luta coordenada contra a quase iminente pandemia de nova gripe, que já afetou 8.480 pessoas no mundo, …
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Spain and Russia discuss measures against avian
This event is primarily focused on the coordinated fight against the most imminent of a new influenza pandemic, which has affected 8,480 people in the world, …
http://ultimosegundo.ig.com.br/mundo/2009/05/17/espanha+e+russia+analisam+medidas+contra+gripe+6179921.html
May 18, 2009
Último Segundo

Alternativas de vacina para gripe suína serão discutidas em …
AP GENEBRA – O risco de uma pandemia iminente de gripe suína no mundo deve dominar as atenções no encontro anual da Organização Mundial de Saúde (OMS), …
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Alternatives of swine flu vaccine to be discussed on …
AP GENEVA – The risk of an impending pandemic of swine flu in the world to dominate the spotlight at the annual meeting of the World Health Organization (WHO), …
http://oglobo.globo.com/mundo/mat/2009/05/17/alternativas-de-vacina-para-gripe-suina-serao-discutidas-em-encontro-anual-da-oms-755901938.asp
May 18, 2009
O Globo

Ministros discutirão troca do vírus da gripe em assembleia da OMS
O encontro acabou mais uma vez sem acordo, mas, dada a urgência gerada pela possibilidade de uma iminente pandemia de gripe gerada pelo vírus A (H1N1), …
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Ministers discuss exchanges of influenza virus at the WHO meeting
The meeting ended once again without agreement, but given the urgency generated by the possibility of an imminent pandemic of influenza caused by virus A (H1N1), …
http://g1.globo.com/Noticias/Mundo/0,,MUL1129204-5602,00-MINISTROS+DISCUTIRAO+TROCA+DO+VIRUS+DA+GRIPE+EM+ASSEMBLEIA+DA+OMS.html
May 18, 2009
G1.com.br

明起來台國際線登機前 異常檢疫
鄰近台灣的日本新流感疫情升溫,為加強防堵,中央流行疫情指揮中心十七日正式行文交通部民航局,十九日上午八時起,所有來台國際航班均實施登機前「異常檢疫」,防疫陣線拉高到旅客「未登機前」。來台旅客(含國人返國)搭機前如有發燒、咳嗽等呼吸道症狀,空服員會勸導 …
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Taiwan out of international lines with abnormal pre-boarding and quarantine
Japan close to Taiwan’s warming up a new influenza epidemic, to strengthen the block, the central command center of the epidemic prevalence of an official language of Civil Aviation on the 17th, at 8:00 on the 19th, all international flights to Taiwan to be implemented prior to boarding the "abnormal quarantine "pushed to the front passenger prevention" is not pre-boarding. " Taiwan passengers (including the people to return) before the flight if there is fever, cough and other respiratory symptoms, flight attendants will advise …
http://c.yam.com/news/nlink/r.c?http://n.yam.com/chinatimes/politics/200905/20090518370202.html
May 18, 2009
yam天空新聞

Gripe suína: Japão registra explosão de casos e Chile informa …
A disseminação da doença levou a OMS a declarar que uma pandemia é iminente. No dia 29 de abril ela elevou o alerta de pandemia para nível 6. …
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Swine flu: Japan logs explosion of cases and Chile information …
The spread of the disease led the WHO to declare that a pandemic is imminent. On April 29 it raised the pandemic alert, to level 6. …
http://oglobo.globo.com/mundo/mat/2009/05/17/gripe-suina-japao-registra-explosao-de-casos-chile-informa-primeira-ocorrencia-755901539.asp
May 18, 2009
O Globo

Jiménez discutirá con viceministra rusa sobre medidas recomendadas …
Este evento estará esencialmente centrado en la lucha coordinada contra la casi inminente pandemia de nueva gripe, que ya ha afectado a 8.480 personas en el …
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Jimenez will discuss with Deputy Russian actions recommended …
This event is primarily focused on the coordinated fight against the most imminent new influenza pandemic, which has already affected 8480 people in the …
http://www.adn.es/sociedad/20090517/NWS-1269-Jimenez-Moscu-recomendadas-viceministra-discutira.html
May 18, 2009
ADN.es

Reunión mundial de la OMS se enfocará en pandemia de influenza
En la actualidad, la pandemia se halla en la fase cinco -la máxima es la fase seis- indicando que una pandemia global es inminente. …
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Global Meeting of WHO will focus on pandemic influenza
At present, the pandemic is in phase the maximum is five-six-phase, indicating that a global pandemic is imminent. …
http://www.elnuevoherald.com/258/story/452251.html
May 18, 2009
El Nuevo Herald

Charla informativa sobre la gripe A
… real sobre una hipotética pandemia, desmitificando posibles informaciones alarmistas y ofreciendo una visión acorde con la realidad de esta enfermedad.
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Informative lecture on influenza A
… on a hypothetical real pandemic potential demystifying alarmist information and offering a vision consistent with the reality of this disease.
http://www.prensaynoticias.com/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=63874
May 18, 2009
Grupo Noticias

A propos de la grippe porcine
Il s’agit donc là d’une pandémie qui ne cesse de s’étendre partout dans le monde. Ce spectre effrayant que d’aucuns considèrent comme étant un sujet …
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About the swine flu
It is therefore a pandemic that continues to grow throughout the world. The frightening specter that some consider as a matter …
http://www.lematin.ma/Actualite/Journal/Article.asp?idr=112&id=113371
May 18, 2009
Le Matin.ma

Estados Unidos ayudará al Ecuador a combatir y controlar el virus …
Según información de la USAID, los Estados Unidos es el mayor donante global en ayuda para la pandemia internacional de influenza, con una cantidad …
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United States to Ecuador to help combat and control the virus …
According to USAID, the United States is the largest global donor in international aid for pandemic influenza, with a number …
http://www.ecuadorinmediato.com/noticias/104418
May 18, 2009
Ecuador Inmediato (Suscripción)

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Confirma Egipto nuevo caso de gripe aviar (EN : Egypt confirms new case of bird flu)…

Posted by pandemicinformation on 05/14/2009

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Confirma Egipto nuevo caso de gripe aviar
… una combinación con el nuevo virus de la influenza humana H1N1, que de darse podría provocar una pandemia y la muerte de miles de millones de personas.
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Egypt confirms new case of bird flu
… combination with a new human influenza virus H1N1, which could occur and cause a pandemic killing millions of people.
http://www.ntrzacatecas.com/noticias/mundo/2009/05/14/confirma-egipto-nuevo-caso-de-gripe-aviar/
May 15, 2009
NTR Zacatecas .com


<Reference>

Good News! Your Nose Is Too Cold For Avian Flu.
A new study released today should quell bird flu panic, or at least calm it down a bit. Turns out that avian flu viruses have a really tough time staying …
http://io9.com/5255248/good-news-your-nose-is-too-cold-for-avian-flu
May 15, 2009
io9

WHO meets on production of swine flu vaccine
According to the global body’s pandemic alert level, the world is at phase 5 — out of a possible 6 — meaning that a global outbreak is imminent. …
http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5gzz357patY4-QaJFvo9O95zMM_EQD986BAF84
May 15, 2009
The Associated Press

Human nose too cold for bird flu, says new study
The authors of the study, from Imperial College London and the University of North Carolina, say this may be one of the reasons why bird flu viruses do not …
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2009-05/icl-hnt051409.php
May 15, 2009
EurekAlert (press release)

各地積極防控甲型H1N1流感(組圖)
演練內容包括疫情收集報告、現場流行病學調查、病人採樣送檢、疫源地消毒等。新華社發(戴文學攝) 5月13日,山西省運城市舉行防控甲型H1N1流感應急演練,通過發熱門診對“疑似患者”接診、專家會診、流行病學調查、救治處理、消毒以及應急隔離等環節處置,以提高運城市各部門 …
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H1N1 influenza prevention and control throughout the positive influenza A (Photo)
Exercise will include the collection of the report of the outbreak, epidemiological investigations at the scene, the patient sample inspection, disinfection, such as foci. Xinhua News Agency issued (Dai Literature photo) May 13, held in Yuncheng City, Shanxi Province H1N1 Type A influenza prevention and control of emergency response exercises, through fever clinics for "patients with suspected" reception, expert consultation, epidemiological investigation, treatment treatment, disinfection and emergency isolation and other aspects of the disposal to improve the urban transport sector …
http://big5.ce.cn/xwzx/gnsz/gdxw/200905/15/t20090515_19080408.shtml
May 15, 2009
中國經濟網

美國會眾院通過法案 將撥967億美元軍費
眾議員以368票對60票的懸殊比數通過這項法案,其中也包括準備用來對抗流感大流行的20億美元經費。 參議院撥款委員會今天也通過金額913億美元的參院版法案,在參院全院表決通過後,兩院將就各自版本的法案進行協商,將最後確定版本送交總統歐巴馬。(譯者:林治平)980515.
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United States House of Representatives passed the bill will be 96.7 billion U.S. dollars will be allocated to military spending
368 in the House of Representatives votes to 60 the number of the poor than the passage of the bill, including preparations for the fight against influenza pandemic funding for two billion U.S. dollars. Senate Appropriations Committee today the amount of 91.3 billion U.S. dollars through the Senate version of the bill, a full-house in the Senate vote, the House of Representatives version of the bill on their consultations, to determine the final version will be sent to President Obama. (Translator: Zhi-Ping Lin) 980515.
http://www.etaiwannews.com/etn/news_content.php?id=949500&lang=tc_news&cate_img=257.jpg&cate_rss=news_PD
May 15, 2009
eTaiwan News

Flu’s impact on Mexican holidays ‘short-lived’
Once this is lifted, Thomas Cook claimed demand was likely to recover rapidly in the same way it did after the bird flu and Sars scares. on full summer …
http://business.scotsman.com/medialeisure/Flu39s-impact-on-Mexican-holidays.5270399.jp
May 15, 2009
Scotsman

Can ‘Universal’ Flu Drug Stop Swine Flu?
The discovery — made almost accidentally while searching for a way to neutralize the H5N1 bird flu — was that all type A flu bugs have a shared …
http://www.webmd.com/cold-and-flu/news/20090514/can-universal-flu-drug-stop-swine-fluMay 15, 2009
WebMD

澳门甲流戒备级别维持4级
“流感大流行一旦开始,本澳受到侵袭的几率是百分之百,估计较可能在数周时间内抵达。”而澳门一旦出现确诊的甲型H1N1流感病例,戒备级别将提高至最高级别第六级。 澳门新闻局与有关卫生部门并未发出正式预测消息。官方消息称,卫生局向预防应变统筹小组汇报后,小组决定维持第4级别,澳门的防疫设施和药物足够。有医疗人士解释,第4级别意味 …
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Macao to maintain a flow Alert Level 4
"Once a pandemic influenza, the Australian’s chances of being hit is 100%, it is estimated that in the next few weeks are more likely to arrive in time." Macau Once confirmed cases of influenza A H1N1 influenza, the alert level will be increased to the highest level of the sixth grade. Macau Government Information Office with the health department did not issue a formal forecast information. Official sources said the Health Department to report on the prevention of emergency co-ordination team, the group decided to maintain the No. 4 level and Macao adequate facilities and drugs prevention. There are medical people to explain, 4 level means that …
http://news.163.com/09/0515/06/59B99D5K000120GR.html
May 15, 2009
网易

Government committed to improve health situation –
He said despite the epidemics of SARS, mad cow disease, bird flu and recently the swine flu it was an objective of government to ensure that filth and waste …
http://www.modernghana.com/news/216502/1/government-committed-to-improve-health-situation-.html
May 15, 2009
Modern Ghana

The A H1N1 pandemic: Pig to Human Transmission of the Swine Flu?
A global campaign of fear and insecurity was unleashed following the WHO April 28 announcement of a phase pandemic. The decision of the WHO, which was taken …
http://www.globalresearch.ca/index.php?context=va&aid=13622
May 15, 2009
Center for Research on Globalization

Ministra propõe sistema de vigilância de saúde pública
A criação de um sistema de vigilância que permita monitorizar o estado da saúde da população e definir um plano de contingência em situações de pandemia foi …
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Minister proposes monitoring system health
The creation of a surveillance system that allows monitoring the health status of the population and establish a contingency plan in case of a pandemic was …
http://diariodigital.sapo.pt/news.asp?section_id=62&id_news=388124
May 15, 2009
Diário Digital

HEALTH: China Battling to Contain Swine Flu
China’s main worry is that its vast territory where many regions have regular bouts of bird flu could emerge as a breeding ground of a new strain of virus …
http://www.ipsnews.net/news.asp?idnews=46851
May 15, 2009
Inter Press Service

WHO-Jahrestagung um fünf Tage gekürzt
Dabei dürfte es nach WHO-Angaben neben der Verhinderung einer pandemie, also einer weltweiten Ausbreitung, vor allem um die Eindämmung der Infektionen in …
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WHO’s annual meeting to five days reduced
This should make it according to the WHO figures besides the prevention of a pandemic, that is a worldwide spread, particularly to the containment of infections in …
http://www.bielertagblatt.ch/News/Ausland/142911
May 15, 2009
Bieler Tagblatt

Vazio legal no internamento compulsivo
Face a uma pandemia, o Governo só pode decretar a quarentena ou o internamento compulsivo se declarar o estado de calamidade. …
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Legal vacuum in internment compulsory
Faced with a pandemic, the Government may order the quarantine or compulsory internment is declare a state of calamity. …
http://www.rr.pt/InformacaoDetalhe.aspx?AreaId=23&SubAreaId=79&ContentId=286727
May 15, 2009
Rádio Renascença

El PP pide al Gobierno que negocie con la industria farmacéutica …
… el PP ha solicitado una actualización de forma urgente del Plan Nacional de Preparación y Respuesta ante una pandemia de Gripe, que fue retocado por …
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The PP asks the Government to negotiate with the pharmaceutical industry …
… PP has requested an urgent update of the National Preparedness and Response to an Influenza Pandemic, which was refined by …
http://www.europapress.es/salud/noticia-gripe-pp-pide-gobierno-negocie-industria-farmaceutica-creacion-fabrica-vacunas-espana-20090514193058.html
May 15, 2009
Europa Press

Alan García promueve el consumo de cerdo y pide a la población no …
“Mal llamada gripe porcina, esta amenaza, esta pandemia ha originado una reducción en el consumo y un sacrificio innecesario de ganancia y activos de la …
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Alan García promotes the consumption of pork and asked people not …
"Mal called swine flu, the threat, the pandemic has led to a reduction in consumption and an unnecessary sacrifice of profits and assets of the …
http://www.peruinforma.com/imwebsite/article.php?sid=47729
May 15, 2009
peruinforma.com

Influenza, studio inglese: igiene bambini miglior antivirus
… per contenere il virus che, fino a questo momento, ha raggiunto 33 paesi, uccidendo almeno 65 persone e scatenando nel mondo il terrore di una pandemia. …
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Influenza, study English: children’s health best antivirus
… to contain the virus that, to date, has reached 33 countries, killing at least 65 people and causing terror in the world of a pandemic. …
http://it.reuters.com/article/entertainmentNews/idITMIE54D0LH20090514
May 15, 2009
Reuters Italia

Nuovo virus: vaccino forse tardivo
(ANSA) – ROMA, 14 MAG – Il vaccino contro la nuova influenza, che potrebbe di nuovo colpire nei prossimi mesi sotto forma di pandemia,potrebbe arrivare …
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New virus: vaccine maybe late
(ANSA) – ROMA, 14 MAG – The new vaccine against influenza, which could strike again in the coming months in the form of a pandemic, it could get …
http://www.ansa.it/site/notizie/awnplus/scienza/news/2009-05-14_114364255.html
May 15, 2009
ANSA

Gripe suína: acordo sobre patente da vacina é negociado
São Paulo – Pressionados pelo Brasil, por outros países e pela possibilidade de pandemia de gripe suína, Estados Unidos e Europa sinalizaram em negociação …
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Swine flu: the vaccine patent agreement is negotiated
São Paulo – Pressured by Brazil, other countries and the possibility of a pandemic of swine flu, the United States and Europe signaled in trading …
http://veja.abril.com.br/agencias/ae/brasil/detail/2009-05-14-388555.shtml
May 15, 2009
veja.com

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La grippe A (H1N1): une erreur humaine?(EN: Influenza A (H1N1): a human error?) …

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La grippe A (H1N1): une erreur humaine?
Adrian Gibbs, 75 ans, soutient qu’il prévoyait publier un rapport montrant que cette pandémie de grippe aurait possiblement évolué dans des oeufs utilisés …
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Influenza A (H1N1): a human error?
Adrian Gibbs, 75, argues that it planned to publish a report showing that the influenza pandemic would have possibly evolved in eggs used …
http://matin.branchez-vous.com/nouvelles/2009/05/la_grippe_a_h1n1_une_erreur_hu.html
May 14, 2009
BRANCHEZ-VOUS.com


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我国已确诊四例甲型流感病例
卫生部专家组根据疑似患者的临床表现、流行病学调查结果和实验室检测结果,判定该病例为甲型H1N1流感确诊病例。 目前,患者吕某某临床症状缓解,精神状态良好,体温36℃,无头痛、咽痛、咳嗽、咳痰等症状,除食欲欠佳和咽部充血外,未见其他异常。 患者吕某某,男,19岁,目前就读加拿大某大学。5月7日12时(加拿大时间)患者乘AC029A航班从 …
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China has four cases of confirmed influenza cases
Ministry of Health Expert Group on the basis of clinical manifestations in patients with suspected, epidemiological findings and laboratory test results to determine the type case for confirmed cases of influenza H1N1. At present, patients with clinical symptoms吕某某, good state of mind, body temperature of 36 ℃, no headache, pharyngodynia, cough, sputum and other symptoms, in addition to poor appetite and pharyngeal hyperemia, the no other abnormalities.吕某某patients, male, 19 years old, currently attending a university in Canada. At 12 o’clock on May 7 (Canada time) in patients with AC029A by flight from …
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2009-05-14/101715623515s.shtml
May 14, 2009
新浪网

两部门联合防治人畜共患传染病
近年来,人畜共患传染病疫情有所抬头,种类逐渐增多,禽流感、甲型H1N1流感、口蹄疫、狂犬病以及猪链球菌病等人畜共患传染病的暴发流行已严重威胁人民群众的身体健康和生命安全,对经济发展和社会稳定造成不利影响。 市卫生局与市农委将建立例会制度,每季度召开一次,通报疫情和防治工作情况。对工作中出现的问题进行协商解决,并定期开展 …
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The two departments jointly combat zoonotic diseases
In recent years, has been the rise of zoonotic diseases, the increasing types of avian flu, H1N1 Type A influenza, foot and mouth disease, rabies and zoonotic diseases such as Streptococcus suis outbreak of infectious diseases has been a serious threat to the health of the people and safety, economic development and adversely affect social stability.市农委City Health Bureau and the system will establish a regular meeting, held once every quarter to inform the work of the epidemic and control. Appears to work to resolve issues, and regularly carry out …
http://tznews.cn/Article/tzrb/ms/200905/49927.html
May 14, 2009
泰州日报

Gallipoli took 2700 New Zealand lives
Setting aside the 1918 flu pandemic, 270 deaths puts it slightly above our worst civilian disasters, Erebus and the 1931 Hawke’s Bay earthquake. So both. …
http://www.gisborneherald.co.nz/Default.aspx?s=3&s1=2&id=11499
May 14, 2009
Gisborne Herald

Warning on overuse of swine flu drugs
… mutate into something more dangerous – perhaps by combining with the more deadly but less easily spread bird flu virus circulating in Asia and Africa. …
http://www.examiner.ie/sport/warning-on-overuse-of-swine-flu-drugs-91696.html
May 14, 2009
IrishExaminer.com

Gov’t ensuring employers are pandemic prepared
… but it says this is part of its ongoing emergency preparedness work to ensure a co-ordinated response to any potential future influenza pandemic.(sb/bp)
http://www.inews880.com/Channels/Reg/LocalNews/story.aspx?ID=1092723
May 14, 2009
iNews880.com

Flu vigil ‘vital’
He said the country had learned from previous threats associated with Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (Sars) and bird flu. Having these three threats in …
http://www.gulf-daily-news.com/NewsDetails.aspx?storyid=250539
May 14, 2009
Gulf Daily News

Govt urges hotel owners to be on swine flu alert
However, Kaboyo said the Termiflu drugs, which the Government had stocked for bird flu in 2007, could treat over 1000 people if the virus attacked Uganda. …
http://www.newvision.co.ug/D/8/13/681231
May 14, 2009
New Vision

=DJ US Hog, Pork Rally To Continue But Won”t Reach Yr-Ago Levels
… on by US and world health organizations because the virus that causes it contains a reassortment of genetic material from swine, human and bird flu. …
http://www.agriculture.com/ag/futuresource/FutureSourceStoryIndex.jhtml?storyId=154000513
May 14, 2009
Agriculture Online

Drug stocks for H1Ni ‘adequate’ for moment
Thailand resorted to oseltamivir aggressively when previously treating suspected and confirmed cases of bird flu but experienced an increase in drug …
http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/local/16628/drug-stocks-for-h1ni-adequate-for-moment
May 14, 2009
Bangkok Post

Over 6000 Confirmed Swine Flu Cases Reported
… mutate into something more dangerous, perhaps by combining with the more deadly but less easily spread bird flu virus circulating in Asia and Africa. …
http://www.redorbit.com/news/health/1688384/over_6000_confirmed_swine_flu_cases_reported/
May 14, 2009
RedOrbit

Governo apresenta plano de controle da gripe A
A Secretaria da Saúde do Estado (Sesab) apresentou, nesta quarta-feira (13), o Plano Estadual de Enfrentamento da pandemia de Influenza A (H1N1 ou gripe …
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Government presents plan for control of influenza A
The Secretary of Health of the State (SESAB) presented in this Wednesday (13), the State Plan to Combat the Pandemic of Influenza A (H1N1 or influenza …
http://ibahia.globo.com/plantao/noticia/default.asp?id_noticia=205500&id_secao=31
May 14, 2009
I Bahia

新流感港爆第二例 同機人返台
中央流行疫情指揮中心發言人施文儀說,香港這名患者四月廿九日到美國舊金山訪友,五月二日搭灰狗巴士到洛杉磯,五日再搭灰狗巴士到拉斯維加斯,六日出現症狀。 施文儀說,患者從舊金山返抵香港,在機場被攔下,坐在患者前、後三排的乘客也都留下,接受預防性投藥,返台的 …
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The second explosion of new cases of influenza in Hong Kong who returned to Taiwan the same plane
A spokesman for Central Command epidemic Shih said that Hong Kong’s Eve day patients to the United States in April and friends in San Francisco, May 2 Greyhound bus ride to Los Angeles, on the 5th and then take Greyhound bus to Las Vegas, symptoms on the 6th. Shih said that the patients will return to Hong Kong from San Francisco, was stopped at the airport, sitting in patients before and after the three rows of passengers are left to receive preventive medication, returned to Taiwan’s …
http://udn.com/NEWS/NATIONAL/NATS6/4904306.shtml
May 14, 2009
聯合新聞網

Mainz und Nürnberg im Gleichschritt
Das wird aus meiner Sicht – ähnlich wie die Vogelgrippe – hochgespielt. Ich gehe davon aus, dass eine pandemie verhindert werden kann.
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Mainz and Nuremberg in step
This is from my point of view – like the bird flu – high played. I assume that a pandemic can be prevented.
http://www.giessener-allgemeine.de/Home/Nachrichten/Uebersicht/Newsticker/Mainz-und-Nuernberg-im-Gleichschritt-_arid,106888_regid,1_puid,1_pageid,18.html
May 14, 2009
Gießener Allgemeine

Casos suspeitos de gripe H1N1 vão a 37 no Brasil; 8 confirmados
Apesar disso, a OMS mantém seu nível de alerta em 5, numa escala de 1 a 6, sinalizando que uma pandemia é iminente, mas ainda não está ocorrendo. …
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Suspected cases of avian H1N1 go to 37 in Brazil, 8 confirmed
Nevertheless, the WHO maintains its level of alert in 5 on a scale from 1 to 6, signaling that a pandemic is imminent, but is not yet occurring. …
http://oglobo.globo.com/pais/mat/2009/05/13/casos-suspeitos-de-gripe-h1n1-vao-37-no-brasil-8-confirmados-755845458.asp
May 14, 2009
O Globo

Salud dice que Andalucía puede afrontar una pandemia, pero admite …
… destacó hoy que la comunidad autónoma nunca ha estado en mejores condiciones para enfrentarse a una posible pandemia de la nueva gripe A/H1N1, …
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Health says that Andalusia could face a pandemic, but admits …
… stressed today that the region has never been in a better position to tackle a possible pandemic of new influenza A/H1N1, …
http://www.europapress.es/andalucia/noticia-salud-dice-andalucia-puede-afrontar-pandemia-admite-patogeneidad-sido-menor-esperada-20090513201402.html
May 14, 2009
Europa Press

Junta y farmacéuticos elaborarán un protocolo para la píldora …
… Pública y Participación ha expuesto el Plan de Vigilancia y Preparación ante una posible pandemia de Gripe y ha explicado la situación actual del brote. …
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Board and pharmacists draw up a protocol for the pill …
… Public Participation Plan has outlined the monitoring and preparation for a possible influenza pandemic and has explained the current status of the outbreak. …
http://www.abcdesevilla.es/20090513/andalucia-actualidad/junta-farmaceuticos-elaboraran-protocolo-200905131930.html
May 14, 2009
ABC.es

OMS investiga se vírus da gripe saiu de laboratório
A doutora disse que ainda não se pode detalhar se o novo vírus é muito perigoso, e que estão sendo feitas análises comparando com o causador da pandemia de …
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WHO investigates whether flu virus came from lab
The doctor said he still can not clarify whether the new virus is very dangerous, and that analysis are compared with the cause of the pandemic of …
http://noticias.terra.com.br/interna/0,,OI3763387-EI188,00.html
May 14, 2009
Terra Brasil

Grippe: premiers résultats positifs, selon l’UE et l’Amérique latine
… la présidence tournante de l’UE, a mis en cause le rôle néfaste joué par les médias, accusés d’avoir exagéré le phénomène de la pandémie de grippe. …
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Influenza: first positive results, according to the EU and Latin America
… the rotating EU presidency, has put into question the negative role played by the media, accused of having exaggerated the phenomenon of pandemic influenza. …
http://www.romandie.com/infos/afp/display.asp?id=090513165107.xncrmykz.asp
May 14, 2009
Romandie.com

Bund will eigene Reserve an Grippemitteln
Berlin (Reuters) – Angesichts der Gefahr einer Grippe-pandemie befürchtet die Bundesregierung, dass die Vorräte der Länder an antiviralen Mitteln nicht …
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Federal government wants its own reserve of flu funds
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Given the threat of a flu pandemic, the federal government fears that the stocks of the countries of antivirals is not …
http://de.reuters.com/article/domesticNews/idDEBEE54C0EI20090513
May 14, 2009
Reuters Deutschland (Pressemitteilung)

Medicago est nommée entreprise en phase de démarrage de l’année …
Medicago met au point des vaccins à particules pseudo-virales visant une protection contre une pandémie de grippe H5N1; pour ce faire, elle fait appel à un …
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Medicago is named in the development stage of the year …
Medicago is developing vaccines to pseudo-viral particles for protection against a pandemic influenza H5N1, for which purpose it uses a …
http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/13/c3503.html
May 14, 2009
Canada NewsWire (press release)

Paraguay recibirá donación de medicamentos y tapabocas de la OMS
… el Ministerio de Salud Pública, en diferentes áreas de acción, para tomar las precauciones y medidas necesarias para enfrentar a la amenaza de pandemia. …
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Paraguay will face mask donation of medicines and the WHO
… the Ministry of Public Health, in different areas of action to take precautions and measures necessary to address the pandemic threat. …
http://www.lanacion.com.py/noticias_um-245584.htm
May 14, 2009
La Nación (Paraguay)

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